William “Dock” Walls

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, William "Dock" Walls, Willie Wilson, Bob Fioretti, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia

Emanuel, Rivals Spar Over Budget, Pensions At Second Debate

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his challengers addressed the city’s budget and crippling pension debt in their second formal debate on Friday, and the mayor left the door open just a tiny bit on a possible property tax hike.

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The five candidates for mayor -- Bob Fioretti, Willie Wilson, Rahm Emanuel, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, and William "Dock" Walls (left to right) attend their first debate before the Chicago Tribune editorial board on Jan. 27, 2015. (Pool Photo)

Mayoral Candidates Seek To Define Themselves At First Debate

The candidates for mayor squared off in the first of five debates on Tuesday, when they met with the Chicago Tribune editorial board.

01/27/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, William "Dock" Walls, Willie Wilson, Bob Fioretti, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia

Poll: Emanuel Has Strong Lead Over Rivals, Not Enough To Avoid Runoff

A new poll shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel holding a solid, but not comfortable, lead over his nearest competitor in next month’s election.

01/27/2015

William "Dock" Walls (Supplied Photo)

Walls On Bid For Mayor: “We Work Harder Than The Other Candidates”

Cash-strapped mayoral hopeful William “Dock” Walls says his campaign is going strong, and getting stronger in race pitting four challengers against Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

01/23/2015

(Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Rivals Question Emanuel’s Economic Policies

As Mayor Rahm Emanuel prepared to outline his economic development agenda for a possible second term in office, his challengers were lining up to criticize his record during his first term.

01/14/2015

A city of Chicago red light camera (Credit: CBS)

Mayoral Candidates Denounce Red Light Camera Program At West Side Forum

The nation’s largest red light camera program, which has been discredited as being more about revenue than safety, came under heavy fire Saturday at a candidates’ forum on the West Side.

01/10/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel makes a public appearance Nov. 24 as challengers filed to replace him. (CBS)

Nine Candidates File To Challenge Mayor Emanuel

Seven more challengers got in before Monday’s 5 p.m. filing deadline. They joined two others who filed when Emanuel did last week, when the period opened.

11/24/2014

Ashley Walls (Facebook)

U Of I Grad Student Dies Of Illness In Brazil

This week, Ashley Walls was working in the slums of Florianopolis and suddenly became ill and died from an undisclosed illness. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

06/26/2014

Mayoral Debate

Voters Seem Unimpressed By Mayoral Debates

The mayoral debates so far seem to have drawn a collective yawn from many Chicago voters.

CBS 2–02/11/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Patricia Van Pelt Watkins and William "Dock" Walls

Mayoral Candidates Discuss Healthy Schools

At a forum to discuss making public schools healthier on Friday, the candidates for mayor touched on a number of other issues facing Chicago Public Schools, as well as the race for mayor itself.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Patricia Van Pelt Watkins and William "Dock" Walls

Emanuel, Chico Skip Mayoral Candidate Forum

When Rahm Emanuel and Gery Chico took a pass on a mayoral forum Saturday at a Chatham church, fellow candidates Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle took notice.

WBBM Newsradio–01/15/2011

Parking Meter Pay Box

“Dock” Walls Offers Way To Ease Parking Meter Woes

One of the lesser-known candidates for Mayor has come up with one novel way to bypass some of the City’s problems with its parking meter privatization.

WBBM Newsradio–01/07/2011

Candidate Petitions

Bounced Candidates Sue Over Signature Requirement

A group of candidates — three for Chicago mayor, one for clerk and one for alderman — filed a federal lawsuit Monday claiming the requirement of 12,500 petition signatures to get on the ballot is unconstitutional.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2010

Ballots

Davis Takes Top Spot On Mayoral Ballot

When Chicago voters cast their ballots for mayor in February, the first name they’ll see on their ballots will be Danny Davis.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2010

At Chicago City Hall Outside The Mayor's Office. (AP Photo)

Meet-The-Candidates Wednesday, At Least Some Of Them

Six of the 20 candidates for mayor of Chicago can be found in one place Wednesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2010

Rahm Emanuel  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Emanuel Facing 15 Challenges To Bid For Mayor

Fifteen separate challenges have been filed against Rahm Emanuel’s candidacy for mayor. Opponents claim he hasn’t been a Chicago resident for a full-year before the February election, as required by law.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2010

Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel (R) campaigns for Chicago Mayor (John Gress/Getty Images)

Another Residency Challenge For Emanuel

Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is being hit with yet another residency challenge.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2010